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Take Me Elsewhere

by The Raah Project

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The Raah Project is the musical collaboration between composer/producer/vocalist Ryan Ritchie and violinist/composer Tamil Rogeon, both originally from the Melbourne hip hop septet True Live.

In 2009 the duo went into the studio with a full 22-piece horn band and 17-piece string section and created their debut album, Score. The record was blend of jazz orchestration, soul melodies, and hip hop bump. Score was positively received by the press, both in Australia and around the world. It was welcomed by tastemakers such as Ennio Styles, Benji B and Kev Beadle. Gilles Peterson featured the track 'Trick Of The Light' on his Brownswood Bubblers Volume 5 compilation.

The band performed at festivals including Melbourne Music Week, Australasian Worldwide Music Expo and Melbourne International Jazz Festival on the back of the album release. The duo spent 2014 in the studio to give a worthy sequel to Score.

The new album, Take Me Elsewhere, of 14 tracks blends elements of electronica, jazz, hip hop and soul with cinematic orchestral soundscapes. The debut single, ‘Kill Me In The Summer’, has been described by Gilles Peterson as “Hitchcock meets Hyperdub” and by Double J Radio as “undeniable proof that Australian acts are producing some of the most exciting left-of-centre music anywhere right now”.

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released March 13, 2015

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The Raah Project Melbourne, Australia

The Raah Project takes new shots at the established ideas of electronica, hip hop, pop, contemporary, dance and soul music. It is an original large ensemble contemporary music project embracing both traditional and new principles of jazz improvisation and arrangement, 20th century composition, song, verse and flow. ... more

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